Blockley Parish Council

Serving the communities of:
Blockley, Aston Magna, Paxford, Draycott, Ditchford and Northwick Park.

  • Blockley Parish Council

    Blockley Parish Council

    Serving the communities of Blockley, Aston Magna, Paxford, Draycott, Ditchford and Northwick Park.

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  • Blockley Parish Plan

    Blockley Parish Plan

    The Parish Plan presents an opportunity to make the parish an even better place.

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  • Burial information

    Burial information

    Find out about burial registers, burial guides and burial forms.

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Blockley Parish Council Website

Blockley Parish lies on upland farm and woodland close to the northern extremity of Cotswold District. It forms part of the boundary between the headwaters of the Rivers Thames and Severn. Significant clay deposits lie between the attractive limestone hills; springs form the main source of the several steeply-falling streams which flow through Blockley, Aston Magna and Draycott villages. By contrast, Paxford village, also within the Parish, lies on more open, level ground drained by the Knee Brook, a tributary of the River Stour.

The human and visual characteristics of Blockley Parish are strongly influenced both by its relatively isolated location in the rural North Cotswolds and by the industrial history of Blockley village, its main centre of population. With a population of about 2000 (in the 2001 census) it is one of the largest parishes in England in terms of area, at about 12 sq miles (30 sq km). The entire Parish lies within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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NOTICE OF VACANCY: in the office of Councillor, Blockley Parish, Blockley Ward Parish Council

NOTICE is given that, due to the resignation of Catherine Wilkinson, a vacancy has arisen for a Councillor for the Parish Council.  If anyone wishes to be considered to be co-opted onto the parish council, please contact the Clerk Alexia Monroe for an initial informal discussion.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 01386 700238.

 

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